He graduated from Hampshire College where he got a bachelor's degree in Interdsciplinary Arts focusing on music and booking management. Speaking of music, he is the bassist for several bands including Jounce, which he also sings for.
Danny's acting life began when he played Jackie on the TV show adaptation of The Baby Sitters Club, before getting his big break as Little Pete on Nickelodeon's The Adventures of Pete & Pete. (Fun fact: While filming an episode, Iggy Pop blew Danny's guitar amplifier while teaching him to play a song by The Stooges.)Danny also provided the voice of Arnold for the Magic School Bus series, as well as appearing in several films including The Mighty Ducks. (Coincidentally, Kenan Thompson was featured in D2, the film's first sequel.) He is known for his work on All That (where he replaced Tricia Dickson and Leon Frierson replaced Tricia Dickson) for seasons four to six, as well as his work as a regular panelist on Figure It Out. He was very commonly slimed on the show, to which he performed his signature "head flip" to cover the audiencebehind him in slime. Danny appeared in several commercials in the 80s and 90s, and also appeared in a 2006 Wendy's commercial.
Danny also voiced Alexander in the 1990 film adaptation of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. He was the narrator for Simon & Schuster Interactive's children's game I See Sue, and he sang the game theme song as well. He's a member of the Man Boobs Comedy sketch-comedy group, and according to IMDB he'll appear in Grand Theft Auto V as James.
List of portrayed All That charactersEdit
- Janitor Gaseous - Dullmont Jr. High
- Bwah - Bacteria
- Helga Schlumpkinfist
- Francis the Caveman
- Bo Stallion - Channel 6 1/2 Sports
- Boring Man
- Robber - The Inconvenience Store
- Cheeseburger Doyle (voice)
- Jack Campbell, Fat Cop
- Crouton - USS Spaceship
- Robert Freeman - Ask Ashley
- Himself - Vital Information (seasons 5-6)
- Hairy Spice - The Spice Boys